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9.7. Searching for Files

In order to search for files, you can use the following search criteria:

How to search for files:

  1. Click on the Search input field in the menu bar. Additional icons are displayed.

  2. Enter a search term in the input field. The search menu opens.

    Define the data sources to be searched by clicking on an entry in the search menu.

    • If clicking on the search term or pressing enter, the following data sources are searched: file name, description

    • In order to only search in the file names, click on in file name in the search menu.

      Accordingly, you can limit the search to the file description.

    The search results are displayed in the list that is shown in the display area.

  3. To select a folder for the search, click the Options iconin the input field. The folder that is searched, is displayed in the Folder drop-down. To select another folder, open the drop-down.

    • If you select All folders, all private, public, and shared folders and subfolders are searched.

      To limit the search to private, public or shared folders, click on Options. Select a type.

    • If you select a specific folder or the folder, only this folder is searched, but no subfolders.

  4. You have the following options to limit the search to specific files:

    • To search for specific files, click the Options icon in the input field. Open the File type drop-down. Select a type.

    • To limit the search to files with a specific size, click the Options icon in the input field. Open the File size drop-down. Select a size.

    • To search for files that have been modified within a specific time frame, click the Options icon in the input field. Open the Date drop-down. Select a value.

  5. To refine the search result, enter further search terms: To remove a search term, click the Remove iconnext to the search term.

  6. In order to finish the search, click the Close icon in the input field.

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